Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that allows bars and restaurants to begin offering happy hour drink specials for the first time in more than 25 years.
The state has banned happy hour drink specials since 1989, in an effort to cut down on drunk driving, though bars and restaurants were still allowed to designate “happy days,” when they could offer discounted drinks on a specific day of the week.
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When five o’clock hits and you don’t want to go straight home, happy hour is the perfect solution. Skip sugary bombs and limp wings and check out our monthly pick for an affordable, delicious happy hour.
Here are a few of the city’s greatest bars and former speakeasies that not even Prohibition could stop, open for business so you can wet your whistle – no password required.
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Arts districts, museums and community arts organizations tend to make the biggest splash the first two Fridays of every month. All of these events typically come with the booze already built-in, but if you’re looking to end your night with something other than a cold can of PBR or a white wine in a plastic vessel, we’ve selected some nearby establishments to help you round out your night of culture.
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When you feel like casually catching some live music on the fly, but didn’t snag tickets to a show in advance, finding last-minute music plans can be tricky. Luckily, many of Chicago’s friendliest bars and coziest pubs book a diverse range of local and national acts to play during the week – often with no cover charge.
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Hello sizzling Chicago! Now that the heat is here, let’s drink to it. Find yourself on one of the city’s outdoor patios, beverage in hand.